Barenboim leads a profound anticipation of the Berlin Beethoven 250th anniversary year

GermanyGermany Mozart and Beethoven: Elena Stikhina (soprano), Marina Prudenskaya (mezzo-soprano), Andreas Schager (tenor), René Pape (bass), Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus director: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (piano & conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 31.12.2019. (MB)

Daniel Barenboim © Pablo Castagnola

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A significant event at the Vienna State Opera: the world premiere of Olga Neuwirth’s Orlando

AustriaAustria Olga Neuwirth, Orlando (world premiere): Soloists, Vienna State Opera Choral Academy, Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus directors: Thomas Lang, Stefano Ragusini, Svetolomar Zlatkov), Band (Lucas Niggli [percussion], Stephan Börst [bass guitar], Edmund Köhldorfer [electric guitar], Annemarie Herfurth [synthesister], Martina Stückler [alto saxophone]), Stage Orchestra and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). Vienna State Opera, Vienna, 8.12.2019. (MB)

Orlando (c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Pöhn

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